Finding out your child has received a mood disorder diagnosis can be overwhelming. Being equipped with tools, information, and resources will assist you in finding the best treatment options and outcomes for your child.

At DBSA we know that children with a mood disorder diagnosis have the potential to lead fulfilling and productive lives. The resources in this section will guide you through understanding of the diagnoses, treatment options, impact on family and school, as well as safety and crisis planning. DBSA’s Balanced Mind Parent Network assembles helpful information on raising a child with a mood disorder into an interactive forum for parent to parent discussion. If you are just beginning on your journey in raising a child with a mood disorder diagnosis, know we’ve been there and we can help.